Colosseum

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Colosseum

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Colosseum

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What is the Colosseum? The Colosseum is an amphiteathre in Rome that was built for gladiator fight. It covers around 6 acres of land and is 620 feet long, 512 feet wide, and 158 feet tall. In the Colosseum, more than 50,000 people could be accommodated and there were seated according to rank, social class and gender.

Importance of the Colosseum The Colosseum is an artistic monument of Rome that expresses significant information about the Roman society. It played significant role of showing technology, authority, and cultural diversity of Roman Empire through the world. During the Classical era, the Colosseum had big influenced of entertaining that gladiator fight was most popular entertainment for ancient Roman. In the other word, the Colosseum functioned as main building of Romans' cultural aspect or entertainment. The colosseum provided permanent arena in the center of Rome for entertainment purpose. The enormous and accurate structure of the Colosseum showed how developed the ancient Romans were and revealed their techniques that they had used to build the Colosseum. The Colosseum also showed the structure of Roman culture that contained barbaric nature, fearless battle and violent drive to win. The colosseum also showed Roman's strong development of trade and various cultures from their territories. The colosseum provided showcase for exotic, wild animals taken from all territories of the Roman Empire.

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S.P.I.C.E.Cultural The Colosseum had huge influenced on ancient Roman's culture. The Colosseum was most popular place that allowed the Romans to be enjoyed and entertained. Also, the engineering and construction process that were used to constructed the Colosseum were highly advanced techniques and some of them were new techniques to the world of architecture.Social & Political The Colosseum was place that ancient Romans entertained but there were social distinctions occurred in same time. Inside the Colosseum, there were seated according to social class and gender. The Emperor and his family had the best seats, there were also specific sectors for different social groups.

The west exit was called the Gate of Death, where dead gladiators were carried out of the arena.

The first games at the Colosseum lasted for 100 days and included more than 3,000 gladiators.


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